Background: Identification of luxury furniture new suppliers in Romania

The Challenge:

The FRD Center Client was a Dutch boutique luxury furniture company, outsourcing most of its manufacturing to artisans in Asia. In order to avoid logistics and transportation problems with outsourcing in low cost countries in Asia, the Company was looking for luxury furniture new suppliers in Romania and  Eastern Europe.

The Solution:

FRD Center has been contracted by the Client to generate a comprehensive new supplier search, identification, selection and qualification in Romania in the luxury furniture manufacturing sector, identification of luxury furniture new suppliers in Romania.

The FRD Center team conducted a thorough search and selection process, approached the most suitable local manufacturers of luxury furniture and speciality crafts at Decision Maker level and obtained information about their capabilities and expertise. As a second step, the FRD Center team directly assessed their capabilities and availability, required in confidence offers according to the Client’s technical designs without disclosing the Client’s identity and ensured that the local suppliers had access to suitable raw materials for the specific works.

How to reach reliable furniture manufacturers in Romania, Poland, Ukraine, Turkey or Slovakia? How to approach at decision maker level potential new suppliers in the low cost countries in East Europe? There are numerous manufacturers of quality solid wood furniture, such as dining chairs, in Romania and in other markets in Emerging Europe. Do you need support to identify, select and approach in the local languages the producers in countries in Eastern Europe such as Serbia, Lithuania, Hungary, Bulgaria? To contact their managers in the local languages and initiate qualification and request for offer? For more details contact the FRD Center at email

For example, according to EUROSTAT, Romania produced in 2019 wooden bedroom furniture worth of more than 149.2 mEUR and wooden furniture for the dining-room and living-room worth of almost 780 mEUR, while Poland produced such furniture for dining-room and living-room with a value of more than 1.6 bnEUR.

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As a deliverable, the FRD Center consultants prepared for the Client a detailed report with recommendations and direct contacts of the potential new suppliers identified for them in Romania.

Are you looking to connect with local producers of furniture in markets such as Poland, Romania, Serbia, Bulgaria or Turkey? Perhaps we can assist you with the Supplier Qualification services, Market Entry, Procurement Assistance and B2B Matchmaking.

For more details, feel free to contact the FRD Center team at: or tel: +4021 411 1459

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For a FRD Center newsletter on the  Furniture Manufacturing in CE Europe Eastern Europe SE Europe 2018 – Romania, Poland, Turkey, Bulgaria, Lithuania, Serbia available for free download go to

Who are the main furniture manufacturers in the low cost countries in Eastern Europe? How to contact the players in the Furniture Industry? How to reach the Decision Makers in the the companies manufacturing furniture in the LCCs in Emerging Europe? Why to source in Eastern Europe instead of China or Asia?

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Are you interested to outsource part of your furniture production and assembly in Eastern Europe? What are the opportunities in the Furniture Manufacturing sector in CE and SE Europe? Email us at for more details.

More details about Market Expansion opportunities in Romania and Eastern Europe are available in the FRD Center businessblog at